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Jan 31, 2010 10:00am EST
potomac. washington, d.c. is dealing with 12 inches of snow today. it also has very cold temperatures. the highs are expected to be just around 30 degrees, if not less. increasing concern for d.c. and other areas about clean-up after the storm treating the black ice on the slippery roadways. the snow and ice is expected to linger until monday in memphis. the rough wintry weather was too much for this tree. the ice formed on the branches. that gave way and crashed on to a house. no one was jerd. >>> 10 to 14 inches of snow fell across virginia. dominion says they've restored power to all but a few hundred customers. good news because some really cold air is about to settle in. >>> carl parker joins me now from the weather channel in atlanta. >> good morning, alex. we've got a very chilly picture. this is the current snow cover across the country. about three-quarters of the country now seeing some snow on the ground. a lot of snow here in parts of the west. there's that stripe from the latest storm that occurred in the mid-south and eventually the southeast. there is not a
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2010 9:00am EST
where you are and the travel forecast head over to weather.com. >>> let's go to washington now and the newest efforts to fight the growing federal deficit. tomorrow, president obama will send his proposed 2011 budget to congress. the white house says its budget will save $20 billion next year. even though "the new york times" says the spending plan increases funding for education, research programs and struggling states. nbc's mike viqueira is at the white house. with a good sunday morning to you. >> good morning, alex. >> talk about which programs, mike, are on the chopping block and which ones are getting a boost? >> i think the president's going to achieve a measure of bipartisanship when he submits his budget stoerm. there's something in here for democrats and republicans to really dislike. they can join together in that regard, alex. the white house is trying to emphasize the cost-cutting measure, the trims that they're going to make in this budget. it is a $3.8 trillion budget. it's up $200 billion from last year. the white house let it be known yesterday that some 120 programs t
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2010 12:00pm EST
bureau in washington. an extremely fast verdict, pete. >> instantaneous, you would have to say, chris. the jury had barely been out of the courtroom for 15 minutes baf before they announced they had a verdict. what that tells you is they got into the jury room, took a quick vote and it was unanimous, as it must be. and with the quick time, the presumption is that it will be a guilty verdict. late yesterday the judge in the trial threw out the idea that his defense lawyers were pushing, throughout this trial, which was he should not be convicted of first-degree murder but a lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter, chris. >> pete, thank you very much. we appreciate it. >>> live shot there in baltimore. not sure how many people are going to be before president obama. you see him there with the republican leadership, obviously having some prayers said. we'll keep our eye on that, get you up-to-date on some other things as well, as we wait for the president to speak. he is about nine minutes early. we are, indeed, waiting for the president. this is the republicans' annual retreat in baltim
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2010 9:00am EST
jetliner was carrying 129 people on it ways from washington, d.c., to las vegas, when the passenger in his late 30s got up from his seat and started to behave strangely. >> he was shaking the cockpit door and then he went to the exit and tried to open the exit and went back to the cockpit door. >> one minute he said he was going to get of the plane and then the next minute he said he was going to the bathroom. it didn't make sense what was going on with him mentally. >> so passengers leapt into action and subdued that man. the pilots diverted to denver where police took the passenger into custody. the fbi says the suspect consumed alcohol both before and during the flight and was sent for a medical evaluation. supposed to limit the drinks right? >>> near chicago, officials in illinois are investigating a deadly plane crash this morning. two people inside the plane were killed when the twin engine slammed into a garage at the house in suburban chicago yesterday. no one inside the home was hurt. the plane had just taken off from a nearby airport. >>> so could this be the end of brad a
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2010 10:00am EST
in washington, d.c. again, all part of the legacy for that man, martin luther king jr. later this evening, president obama and first lady michelle obama, will honor dr. king at a let freedom ring concert at the kennedy center. and a programming note for you tonight, msnbc will examine the issues surrounding race and post racial identity in america with a two-hour prime time special. "obama's america: 2010 and beyond" hosted by "hardball's" chris matthews and tom joyner at 10:00 p.m. eastern time. >>> california is bracing for five winter storms in five days. it is already snowing in the north this morning. the mountains could get three feet today and up and down the coast people are stocking up on sandbags. in los angeles today residents who live below the wildfire ravaged mountains are on high alert in case there are flash floods. >>> and despite the rain in los angeles last night, hollywood's top stars made their way to the beverly hilton hotel for the 6 th annual golden globe ray awards and the big winner last night -- >> and a the golden globe goes to -- "avatar." >> the block
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2010 3:00pm EST
critics, the house republicans. the president says americans want washington to focus on jobs not bipartisan bickering. the gop claims they have the answer and hand delivered them to the president. 37 minutes, that's all it took for a jury to convict a man who said he killed a prominent abortion provider in order to save the lives of unborn children. we'll take you live to the courthouse in kansas. >>> james o'keefe issued a lengthy statement about his arrest at a senator mary landrieu's office. we'll have that and the reaction from the federal prosecutors considering a grand jury indictment. >>> a ufo sighting in ireland. is this the video that could prove it? we'll talk to one expert that believes it could be true and has been investigating ufos for years. the big picture starts now. >>> good evening, i'm david shuster. my colleague tamron hall is off today. during a confrontation live here on msnbc news, president obama addressed house republicans at their retreat and then took a series of questions aimed squarely at his agenda. the president made his case for health care once
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2010 10:00am EST
accountable for any intelligence failures. the shift didn't come close enough for "the washington post's" kathleen parker who writes -- "obama's open-collared vacation was deliver odd and katrina time, about two days too late, and fell a few links short of reassuring. calm in the face of potential zaft cere laudable but it's a fine line between executive tranquility and passive nonchalance. like a tone-deaf disk jock ji, obama plays elevator music when the crowd wants john philip souza. i'm joined by analyst pat buchanan and peter fenn. happy new year. >> happy new year, chris. >> is that fair, the criticism that the president was tone-deaf? >> no. the fact is you have to go out and make a statement if you're president of the united states with the facts. i think the administration coming out on sunday and saying the system worked is a legitimate criticism. the system clearly didn't work and the president, you know, on tuesday said just that. but i think -- you know, i think that the monday morning quarterbacking by conservative columnists is really not called for. what the americ
MSNBC
Jan 4, 2010 2:00pm EST
denied the charges saying they only traveled from their homes in washington, d.c. to pakistan to help helpless muslims. the court ordered all five to remain in custody. another hearing set for january 18th. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton says the u.s. embassy in yemen will remain closed until conditions perm. it's one of three western embassies shuttered in the past two days amid increased al qaeda threat. they ramp up on terror strongholds killing two suspected al qaeda militants. more evidence of the escalating battle in that arab state. >> the instability in yemen is a threat to regional stability and even global stability. we know that this is a difficult set of challenges but they have to be addressed. >> let's bring in nbc news terrorism analyst evan coleman and msnbc analyst and retired general barry mccaffrey. great to have you both. general, i'll start with you. in sunday's "washington post" there's this lengthy report about how al qaeda has done well in yemen because for the last decade there have been missteps and mistakes by the governments. seems we took our eye o
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2010 10:00am EST
we're on our way, we're trying to get in, we're either stuck in new york, washington, santo domingo. but let the people know we're on our way trying to make it in. they actually asked for addresses to some of the border hospitals where they need immediate attention. i really believe if these doctors showed up they'd be put to work immediately because they do need trained professionals. a lot of these people aren't doctors, they're medics but they're doing the best they can. >>> on the heels of that report, i'm joined by nbc news chief science correspondent robert bazell who is going to bring us the latest on the setting up of the hospitals, the influx of u.s. physicians, surgeons, nurses coming in. that's got to be a top priority for the u.s. right now. what are you seeing, bob? >> reporter: well, you were saying a logistical nightmare that just keeps continuing. all these helicopters that you hear behind me, maybe you see some of the troops, there's an enormous effort to just stuff things into the country as fast as possible but of course it is a logistics nightmare. we've been vis
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2010 11:00am EST
to know they will be held accountable but not demand a head to sort of feed the washington crowd, feed the washington wolves. if these folks don't perform well with congress, congress is going to investigate, too, let's remember this, that will start in a couple of weeks and that could open up a whole new can of worms. >> a lot of criticism that this administration or those in charming of our national security have not been forward thinking, that a lot of things in place were put in place by the bush administration, for example, homeland security has been in cruise control and that secretary napolitano needs to come to the table after this is done with some new innovative ideas from those under her. >> reporter: well, i think that's going to be very fair criticism of both this administration and the previous one. homeland security department was created in haste. it was created just months after 9/11 in a way that never seemed to put all of the agencies together very well, and i think you saw tom ridge, the first homeland security, really struggle in that post in order to get all
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2010 3:00pm EST
the message inside washington should be get something done. >> dr. dean, when you said you would get into the oval office and talk to the president and tell them to push harder. >> actually that's what you said. i don't think i'm likely to get to the oval office. >> were you to get that chance, would you suggest to the president to push harder. this is in light of a new msnbc "wall street journal" poll which shows 30% of american polled say they approve, 55% disapprove. what did the president do wrong, in your opinion? >> look, i didn't say the president pushes harder on what we already have, i suggested the president push simple reforms through. they are going to benefit a significant number of american people i might add before 2010. if you're not going to get this done before 2010, if you're going to wait for 2013 we'll have defend this two more times when every member of congress is up, the house is up, a third of the senators and the president himself that we don't want to do. you don't want to defend something complicated and doesn't have obvious benefit for three elections in
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2010 11:00am EST
weeks ago. seven cia employees were killed. >>> "the washington post" was reporting some new details this morning about how that attack happened. and we have a national security reporter from "the washington post," joining us now live from washington. good morning. >> good morning, again. >> okay, so, what are you learning today? >> well, some surprises and some new mysteries to chew on. one of the bigger things is this bomber had never been inside this base, had never actually seen any of these americans before he got onto the base to blow himself up. he essentially was brought on for the very first time by an afghan driver. once he got on to the base, he detonated the device. we also found out the cia had actually tried to put in some basic security precautions. they had brought the guy over to a place in the base that was essentially abandoned, and they tried to search him, and the minute they went to search him he blew himself up and the cia officers were close enough to him, some as many as a few yards to 50 yards away, and they were killed or wounded in this explosion. >> did y
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2010 12:00pm EST
in some special elections. let's go to "washington post" white house reporter anne kornblut. what do you make of all this, and sort of the preview of what we're expecting to hear wednesday night? >> reporter: you heard the word "fighting" an awful lot in the comments he just made. i think this is the new fighting populist tone and i would be surprised if we don't hear the word fighting against wednesday, talking about the middle class, talking about what specific projects they can do for people, reducing some taxes, helping people save for their retirement through their jobs, some very concrete, easy to understand ideas. now, i don't expect that the state of the union is going to be just those things. he'll talk about some big ideas, too, including changing washington, something that's gotten lost in the debate. but this is a pretty good preview of what they'll be roll out all week long. >> is this different than what we would see, for example, if democrats had held massachusetts? >> reporter: that's a good question. i think they would be talking a lot more about health care and s
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2010 3:00pm EST
the story. she joins us live from washington with more. lisa. >> reporter: hey david and tamron. sources familiar with the investigation tell us, edwards wealthy donors provided more than a million dollars to hide the secret. much of that money was handled by the former aide who claims he managed the cover-up of the aide has turned on edwards saying his boss repaid his loyalty by betryib betraying him and kicking him to the curb. >> you want big, bold, courageous change in the country, join us. >> reporter: it was the summer of 2007, edwards was running for president. behind the scenes there was growing concern that his affair with campaign voographer rielle hunter would be exposed. >> it's a great speech. >> can you read it? >> you can? >> yes. >> reporter: this man, long time personal aide, andrew young claims in a big that edwards begged him to help conceal the affair. democratic consult and and political watchdog says young's book reveals tawdry details of a desperate cover-up. >> you read andrew young's 20 page book proposal. >> i did. >> what was your impression? >> that a
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2010 4:00pm EST
shuster live in washington. alex, in "the big picture" this hour, we expect president obama in about 30 or 40 minutes to detail his findings about a report that he asked for just a few days ago about that terror attempt aboard the jetliner, the northwest airlines jet on christmas day. we are anticipating that the president's going to release some new information about the narrative, including information that government authorities had essentially decided to try and ask abdulmutallab some questions when he landed in detroit, because his name was essentially on a terror watch list. and that essentially rang a few bells while the plane was in flight. in addition, we expect the president's going to announce some new recommendations, some new steps that the obama administration is taking including expanding the terror watch list. with us now, nbc mike vicar a is at the white house, and jim miklaszewski is at the pentagon. mike, let's start with you. the latest information as far as what we're expecting in that report today. >> reporter: as you point out, the president's been delaye
MSNBC
Jan 6, 2010 2:00pm EST
environment because the public is not happy with washington. could change, if the economy picks up, get legislative accomplishments, health care gets signed by the president, people begin to give democrats the credit for that, that could change some of this broader mood out there. a few democratic strategists are count ongoing that now. >> are you expecting to see more of the same? if we're seeing dorgan, dodd and talking about the colorado governor who is very popular there, a very strong democrat who is seeing some minor dragging in the polls, but nothing that would make colorado political watchers think, yeah, maybe he should throw in the towel. are you expecting to see more? maybe people on the fence, i'm thinking, if he's going to throw in the towel, how could i go with this? >> yes. i don't know how many. we've seen an accelerating pace of democratic retirements in the house of representatives, people who you might have expected to go ahead even if they had vulnerable seats. anybody who is choosing their course for the exits, part of the calculation is going to be what are the cha
MSNBC
Jan 1, 2010 7:00am EST
his daughters out to see "avatar" yesterday. the president is due to return to washington early next week. >>> we're now in a mid term election year, and big races on the hill threatening the democrats' narrow majority. the odds of at least three seats going republican are up dramatically since october, which health care was at its peak. first, chris dodd, facing a double-digit lag against ross simmons. blanche lincoln could be facing the fight of her life. her state has turned increasingly red over the last decade, with john mccain winning 20 points over president obama. >>> and pennsylvania's arlen spector just joined the democratic party last year. and spe specter is deadlocked with his opponent. >> happy new year. >> how vulnerable are senate democrats? >> they are vulnerable. but it would have to be a smashing, smashing defeat for the democrats, really big ones, before things could be turned around. the republicans have to pick up net 1 6/the 36 seats that are up, if they are going to take over the majority. they can certainly make thing goes far below the filibuster margin. tha
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2010 2:00pm EST
lead in the response from washington. we've heard about meetings in the situation room the president convened. the phone calls to our ambassador, world leaders, perhaps others. perhaps a measure of the utter devastation in haiti, we're told by robert gibbs the president has tried to call the president preval twice and has been unsuccessful in doing so and they attribute that to a lack of communication. certainly the president talked about this, talked about elements of the 82nd airborne heading that. we've all heard about "uss carl vinson" from norfolk, virginia on the east coast, provisioned along the way. all the coast guard and aircraft there already. you saw some of them on the tarmac, runway taxiing there in the pictures over peter alexander's report. "uss comfort" docked in baltimore preparing to embark towards haiti. the comfort was the last at the indonesian disaster, 2004, 2005. the white house announcing george w. bush as well as president clinton will be leading the u.s. relief effort for haiti, contessa. >> mike, hang with me at the white house. chris back with me from fo
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2010 11:00am EST
of washington, d.c., they're upset with both parties quite honestly. i want to play something the president said about republicans and bringing them to the table. let's listen in. >> and if the republican leadership is going to insist that 60 votes in the senate are required to do any business at all in this town, a super majority, then the responsibility to govern is now yours as well. just saying no everything may be good short-term politics, but it's not leadership. >> it seems, richard, right after the president's speech that's exactly what happened. the republicans are saying, no, that he's again taking on too much and not approving of pretty much anything in the president's speech last night. >> yeah. this is going to be the interesting sort of dance that goes on between the white house and republicans, because if it's just about getting to 60, i think the republicans can play all sorts of pa lamentian gains and leave thinds in the hands of the president. if republicans oppose their own ideas, we had a number of senators who, for instance, supported the notion of this bipart
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2010 10:00am EST
say the u.s. is heading in the wrong direction, this according to a new "washington post"/kaiser harvard poll. i'm joined now live from washington by my boys, msnbc political analyst pat buchanan and democratic strategist peter fenn. hello, guys, good to see you both. you're back there after your travels. thanks for coming back. >> i'm glad to be back. >> pat, how should we read the voting environment out there ahead of the 2010 midterms? >> i think what barack obama and the democrats are facing is exactly what the republicans were facing in 2006 and 2008, alex. people think the country is headed in the wrong direction, and in 2006, the republicans controlled everything, and so, they were thrown out of both houses of congress. people feel the same way now, even more intently, and you saw in massachusetts that they threw out the democratic candidate and elected someone who really is sort of a populist conservative more than he is a republican. so, i think, if republicans can harness this tremendous movement, which is really, you know, the country's drawn the wrong way, to their pa
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2010 8:00am EST
controversial. it comes out tomorrow. big ritual in washington surrounding the annual release of the budget. tomorrow morning at the government printing office, alex. >> okay. so mike, i have a question and this is a real importance. we're talking about georgetown/duke basketball game. the president was there. that was a big hullabaloo but joined the broadcaster in announcing part of the game. how did he do? >> he seemed it to do all right. it was kind of funny. he was huddled with top advisers the day he got back from the interesting encounter with republicans up the road here in baltimore. huddled with top advisers. they were courtside. the vice president was there, david axelrod was there. the deputy chief of staff was there. the press secretary was there. all watching georgetown and duke. two powerhouses. not in the same conference, but still, have been preeminent basketball programs for a long time. georgetown is like a mile away. practically looking at the spires of hely hall. the president made the trip. he stopped by the broadcasters at courtside and one of them asked him, th
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2010 7:00am EST
msnbc.com. >>> president obama is trying to move washington away from the christmas day attempt and back to the economy. a report released friday shows the economy shed ten times more jobs than expected in december. that is not good news. mike is going to join me live to talk about it from the white house. a good saturday morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. >> the president says the overall trend of job losses pointing in the right direction. how does he plan to reassure americans of this when you see the stats from december? >> reporter: funny. the white house is making no bones about the fact yesterday's number was a disappointment, losing those jobs in december. after november j it turns out a revision we also learned, the economy gained 4,000 jobs. what the administration officials said yesterday time and time again, you look at the timeline over the last year, the first quarter to the last quarter, the trend is clearly in the way of job creation. they're standing by the estimate by the first quarter of this year, the first three months of this year we already started, we
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2010 4:00pm EST
. i stand in his way every day. if i get a bruise or two knocking some sense into heads in washington, so be it i'll keep fighting for jobs and economic growth for arizona as long as i'm in the senate. >> and joining us now to discuss what the new harris poll means ahead of the race for the 2012 republican presidential nomination, republican strategist and columnist for the hill, sherry jacob. tell us what this means. does it mean he'll be a front-runner or is there room for mitt romney, sarah palin, mike huckabee? >> i think there's room for everybody on that list, plus a few more. i think it's still a little bit early. but what i think it means you can an leader of the republican party and not necessarily have to be the one running for president this time around. i suppose he could if he wanted to. but as we know from john mccain, he can be very influential, whether we're in the majority, minority, whether he's running for president or whether he's not. i like the fact that he's the guy that's seen as the most influential in the republican party, because he's been around a long time
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2010 10:00am EST
the massachusetts special election has now arrived here in washington. and just a few minutes, he'll be meeting with some of his new colleagues including arizona republican senator john mccain. brown has a busy day ahead as he tours the capitol and gets a quick tutorial on senate rules and procedures. but the big news today will come from the other side of capitol hill. house speaker nancy pelosi has been meeting with her democratic caucus in the house to talk about health care reform and whether her caucus can pass the senate health care bill verbatim. a move that would send the reform legislation that brown opposes directly to the president's desk. for the latest let's turn to nbc's kelly o'donnell live from capitol hill. kelly. >> reporter: good morning, david. we've got track shoes on today to chase the news senator from massachusetts around. as he goes through those meetings. as you point out, this is a set of courtesy calls for him. we'll tell you about that in a moment. on the house side we expect to hear from the speaker, nancy pelosi, at around 11:00 for her scheduled news c
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2010 9:00am EST
conversation in washington way from the terror stories that dominated the headlines. what is he saying about job creation? >> reporter: they're a little disappointed at the white house after the december numbers came out. the unemployment numbers. they hoped to see a decrease from double digits, at 10% as of november. but unfortunately for the white house and unfortunately for the millions of workers who are out of work it has remained at 10% for december. they do see hope on the horizon here. positive job growth expected in the first quarter, but they were disappointed with the numbers yesterday. those numbers exactly were 85,000 jobs lost in december. we also learned yesterday there was a revision for november that there were 4,000 jobs gained in november. the u.s. jobless rate stays at 10% for the second month in a row. the underemployment rate, that's when you counted everybody who is looking for a job or working part time when they want to be working full time at 17.3%. the president, as you mentioned, wants to turn the conversation back to the economy after the world has i
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2010 11:00am EST
washington, florida down in the deep south and texas and louisiana do not feel like you're below freezing. in minneapolis, these will be your high temperatures this week. this is going to be your coldest week you have seen in a long time. overnight low tonight, going to be about minus 13. that's not even taking into account what we're dealing with temperaturewise with the winds. now, florida, you have a freeze warning. any time talk about florida and freeze warnings, you worry about the citrus, sensitive plants. it's really a tropical climate south of orlando. we have freeze warnings outside of tampa and outside of ft. myers and naples. miami, you look fine and west palm beach looks fine. central coast and west coast of florida. overnight lows in orlando, 33 t will be cold. five mornings in a row on wednesday, down somewhere near 30 degrees. i'll end with the snow. this is not a blockbuster snow event, chris. northern new england. they get snowstorms. this will be a minor snowstorm. but the timing with everyone trying to get back to school on monday will make things difficult, especially for
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2010 2:00pm EST
washington. most experts look at this and say clearly house republicans -- i know this for a fact because i spoke with many of them the other day -- they believe they can win back the house of representatives come november. house democrats their primary job is to keep the house. the prospect of coming together on major pieces of legislation are fairly dim at this point, alex. >> mike viqueira, thank you for that. we're going to be talking to one of the house republican leaders in that meeting a bit later this half hour. meantime the pentagon is responding to the president's announcement he will repeal the controversial don't ask don't tell policy for american servicemen and women. the pentagon says it has been studying the issue of integrating gays into the military. for the first time they will offer to congress next week. >>> winter storm warnings in effect from new mexico to north carolina. the fierce storm has left more than 170 people without power in oklahoma. heavy snow and ice have brought down power lines and tree limbs shutting down major roadways. in fact, canceling several fligh
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2010 3:00pm EST
possible. i spent a lot of time in washington, d.c. talking to national and international press. i think the president of haiti is going to have to do that. there's a couple of distinct phases. you first have the disaster phase, then the debris removal phase and then you start to move into the recovery and rebuilding phase. once you get to the recovery and rebuilding phase, that's when people tend to move on. >> new orleans mayor ray nagin. thanks for joining us. good for you to be with us today. >> thanks so much. my best to the people of haiti. >> coming up the race for senator ted kennedy's senate seat down to the wire. >> president obama jumping back bought campaign trail to try to keep the seat for democrats. what this could mean for the health care vote if the democrats do not hold this race in next tuesday's election. face-off is next. ( folk music playing ) kids who don't eat breakfast aren't getting the nutrition they need to keep their bodies strong. ( bell rings ) a nutritious start to the day is essential. that's why carnation instant breakfast essentials supplies all the nut
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2010 12:00pm EST
are any. people here in washington tell us that the government is assessing whether additional security measures should be taken. and they're still trying to squeeze this intelligence and learn more about it, and try to run it to ground. members of congress have been briefed about that. so, there is concern but it's not clear at this point, jeff, what the government can do in response to this, but it certainly has everybody's attention. >> we're also expecting, pete, today a review of the ft. hood shooting as well. tell us more about that. >> well, that's right. that's the ft. hood shooting in november. there's been a couple of investigations, several are still under way. we may learn more about it. some members of congress are saying it's clear to them that the military should be doing more to make their people sensitive to issues of islam and muslims in the military because of the fact that it was an army doctor who was islamic and did commit that shooting. so, there will be more information about that as well, as you say. >> nbc's justice correspondent pete williams at nbc,
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2010 9:00am EST
washington, d.c., restaurant. >>> britain's prince william making his first overseas trip on behalf of queen elizabeth. the 27-year-old arriving in new zealand for a three-day stop. he was greeted by the prime minister and a host of other digeny tare irys. >>> to post season pig skins in one of two games yesterday the new orleans saints ran rush over the cardinals blowing them out 45-14. in the afc the indianapolis colts stymied the baltimore ravens 20-3 and move on to next week's conference championship. >>> from coast to coast, the storms are out there today. northern california is expected to get a serious soaking from the heavy rains and there's also a chance for snow for the east coast. let's get the latest forecast from meteorologist carl parker live for us at the weather channel in atlanta. carl, another good morning to you. >> good morning to you. a couple storms we are watching this morning. one of them is now making its way up the east coast. we have rain that has moved into d.c. and baltimore into the philly area as well. that's going to get into new york, tri-state area this afte
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Jan 7, 2010 2:00pm EST
day in the jobs market, monthly report coming out. "the washington post" reporter with a preview of what we're expecting to see, really good news. >> green economy, almost everyone is for it, but not everyone is for it in their backyard. this is it's the economy on msnbc. so many arthritis pain relievers -- i just want fewer pills and relief that lasts all day. take 2 extra strength tylenol every 4 to 6 hours?!? taking 8 pills a day... and if i take it for 10 days -- that's 80 pills. just 2 aleve can last all day. perfect. choose aleve and you can be taking four times... fewer pills than extra strength tylenol. just 2 aleve have the strength to relieve arthritis pain all day. >>> the unemployment report could be the sign of a job market on the verge of a turnaround. >> the labor department says first time jobless claims rose by 1,000. much less than analysts expected. continuous claims down again. some analysts saying tomorrow's monthly jobs report could show gains for the first time in a long time. "washington post" financial reporter neal irwin with a preview of tomorrow's report.
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Jan 18, 2010 12:00pm EST
relief effort. back to you. >> tom costello in washington with the latest. thank you, tom. >>> bringing in food, water and medicine to the earthquake victims, of course you've heardb it's been a logistical nightmare and humanitarian workers have been xlining that deliveries are falling far short of the overwhelming demand. joining us from skype out of haiti is maggie boyer. we keep hearing about this bottleneck in getting the supplies from the airport to the people. are you getting what you need, where you need it? >> thank you for having me. world vision has been very fortunate. we have had three -- two or three planes land with 18,000 tons of supplies and we have been able to get our -- the supplies to the office and out to the communities. i think that some, especially medical care, is beginning to get through to the wounded. so, some victims are beginning to get help, which is not to say that all who need it are getting it, because the numbers are just overwhelming, but some is penetrating through, yes. just last night vision -- >> i'm sorry to interrupt, maggie. i was going to add
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Jan 15, 2010 2:00pm EST
washington, d.c., where the president will deliver remarks. later in the afternoon, the president will make a stop in boston for the campaign of martha coakley. on monday the president and first lady will participate in a service activity in the washington "d" area. in the evening the president and first lady will attend the let freedom ring concert at the kennedy center, a musical celebration of dr. human being's legacy where the president will also deliver remarks. on tuesday the president will attend meetings at the white house. on wednesday the president will host an event at the white house in honor of national mentoring month. on thursday the president will meet what delegation of the u.s. conference of mayors at the white house, talk about strengthening the economy and creating jobs in communities large and small across america. on friday the president will travel to ohio for the next stop of the white house to main street tour. during the visit the president will hold a town hall meeting at the community college with workers, local business leaders and small business owners abo
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Jan 23, 2010 11:00am EST
it had staying power. now we're looking at what's going on in washington. >> tell me about the new proposals for the big banks. >> well, the idea is to sort of minimize the risky propositions that the banks have been sort of guilty of. so, obama would like to see maybe potentially smaller banks, break it up some way. but there are consequences to that. that would minimize their ability to extend credit. there's also competitive concerns. i mean, if we lose our competitive edge, these foreign, more diversified banks are going to totally take precedence. then you have to figure, too, what will this actually do to the recovery? i mean, banks are sort of the engine of economic growth, so we need banks to be healthy for our sake, for the economy's sake. but you know, the question from the investors' standpoint is this isn't the right way to go about it. obviously, it happened after the massachusetts election, surprise, surprise. >> right. what about the surprise jump in the first-time jobless claims? what's behind that? >> right. that's not good, either. we did see a surprise jump in th
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Jan 27, 2010 2:00pm EST
will take a much more sustained effort, one he'll have to spend more time outside of washington, more time trying to reidentify with the core of the country and less time looking like he's an extension of or creech of the congress of the united states. >> yeah. you say, ben, that you don't think it matters much anyway. most people will be looking for something else to watch or something else to do? >> this is not an era where long speeches are the primary way people get their information, make up their mind. there have been a lot of long speeches in the administration and haven't been really moving the dial. >> thank you. >>> a quick program note, 5:00 a.m. "hardball," 7:00, "the ed show," 7:00 "hardball." then stay tuned for state of the union, live coverage, count down at 10:30 p.m. followed by the rachel maddow show. keep it here on msnbc. my big questions on what we'll see on the state of the union, will the president focus on policy or politics. can obama return to bipartisanship work? i'm skeptical. what does he say to those that don't support him. online we've been talkin
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Jan 19, 2010 12:00pm EST
, joining us live this hour. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell in washington. we begin with the senate race in massachusetts. long lines now reported in the boston suburbs, not so much in the city. what does it mean? it could be good news for republican insurgent scott brown, little known state senator, but neither he nor democrat martha coakley are willing to make any predictions. >> every campaign has its own dynamic and surprises and so we'll know tonight what the results are. >> i don't -- have never been a big poll person. i'm up in some, i'm down in some and we'll see what happens at 8:01. hope to see you all tonight. >> our coverage begins with nbc news' kelly o'donnell in boston. you've been there from the beginning. what is the buzz today? what does it mean? what do long lines mean? >> you would hear from democrats that long lines would actually benefit them because they have more registered voters and a much more formal, organized get out the vote effort. when you talk to democrats today, that's what you hear, that their people heard the alarm bells ringing with all the natio
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Jan 13, 2010 12:00pm EST
, are on their way. one of them based right here in metro washington, d.c., fairfax county fire department, already in the air and inbound. let me run through -- i have pages here of notes on what the u.s. is doing. let me give you examples. we can tell you that usaid is coordinating. southern command. military engineers, operational planners and command and control communications specialists are inbound as well. the coast guard qatar ford already arrived after the coast of port-au-prince this morning. first asset on the ground is equipped with a helicopter flight deck. satellite communications equipment, critically here the ability to provide some sort of air traffic control for the port-au-prince airport which has already been, as we heard, severely disabled. the coast guard mohawk scheduled to arrive this afternoon. two coast guard c-130s are flying to western hemisphere -- coast of haiti already damaged assessment. two coast guard choppers are deployed at this point providing rescue and surveillance. it is important to understand that the coast guard assets on the ground do
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Jan 19, 2010 2:00pm EST
washington. >> good afternoon. i'm tamron hall live in new york. we are just learning more about the number of americans missing. one week after the earthquake hit haiti. the state department just releasing figures showing 5500 americans may still be trapped in the rubble. that includes any american when was in haiti and is now unaccounted for. michelle kosinski has more from haiti. what's the latest on this new number of americans? >> reporter: the americans missing, yes, that was a surprising number we just heard today. it has been really difficult to keep track of those numbers. coming from the state department. then you hear sporadic accounts from different hotels and other aid organizations that had americans working here of people missing and some went back to the u.s. and some were able to escape the rubble and others believed trapped within the rubble. and we have been hearing so much about the families of those lynn university students and faculty that are caught beneath the rubble of the montana hotel where they had been staying with larger group. some of whom did escape. b
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Jan 15, 2010 12:00pm EST
. >>> let's go to washington now. potential health care reform deal in the works in just a couple of hours, president obama will be meeting with lawmakers at the white house to try to hammer out final details on a health care deal. negotiations lasted into the wee hours of this morning. a breakthrough was reached on taxing high-end insurance plans. >>> nbc's luke russert is joining us live from capitol hill. good afternoon, luke. let's talk about who is attending this afternoon's meeting with the president. >> reporter: looks like much the same cast of characters that was at the white house late last night, house democratic leadership, folks like nancy pelosi, the speaker, and mr. steny hoyer, the majority leader, along with the chairman of the committees that wrote up this bill. from the senate, dick durbin will be there. one guy that was there was joe lieberman. democrats are keeping him in the loop as they do not want to lose him as this legislation goes forward. a huge deal yesterday with union leaders, figuring out how to work out the excise tax. union leaders seem to be satisfi
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Jan 12, 2010 12:00pm EST
in washington, senator john mccain was on the defense as he fielded questions on this morning's "today" show about his failed presidential bid. specifically, the former republican presidential candidate answered charges that emerged in that new book "game change," that his team failed to properly vet sarah palin. mccain initially answered he did not know whether the vetting was adequate and then seemed to backtrack. take a listen. >> i've just spent my time over with three young americans who were just killed in afghanistan. >> i respect that. >> that was over a year ago. >> i respect that, sir. >> i'm not going to get into it. i'm not going to get into it. >> your comment of i wouldn't know is somewhat surprising to me. you were the presidential candidate. >> look, i wouldn't know what the sources are, nor care. i know -- i do know, i do know that i'm proud of my campaign. i'm proud of sarah palin. >> that was john mccain this morning on the "today" show. mccain also said he remains happy in his new role and is presently focused on the issues of the day. >>> back now to more br
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Jan 14, 2010 3:00pm EST
happened in washington, they had a meeting last night and today again they are worried they don't see, don't meet the government to discuss what should be the priorities. i believe the time has come today for the international community to get together to coordinate their effort and contribute in establishing the first priority, second priorities until the time the government will be taking position again of the devastation in haiti. for the time being only the prime minister and the president are really active. it is a chance for haiti to have a man like the prime minister, a highly capable man and will be able to master the situation. but they cannot manage. look at last night, almost chaos in port-au-prince. fortunately the americans took over the airport and managed for planes to arrive. but necessary today to be sure when the assistance arrive, when the aid arrives, to make sure the assistance, the aid will go to the people in need. the haitian government cannot do that for the time being. cannot do it. the minister lost a lot of its human necessities, show should be to help with
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Jan 20, 2010 11:00am EST
there can swing a vote either way and that they are angry and fed up with washington and they can decide elections. we saw it in virginia and new jersey. >> we did. we absolutely did. we're going to get you to hang on, norah. joining norah on the victory, nbc news chief mark whit can kerr with us and nbc's mike viqueira. we'll pick up on what norah said. it's like any relationship whether you're married or dating, you'd better not take the person for granted and that's what we're seeing here. don't take me for granted no matter who you are. i think this is all about independents. barack obama won in 2008 because he attracted independents who were fed up with the republicans after the bush administration and what we've seen now first in virginia and new jersey and now massachusetts independents who are frustrated with what's happening in washington, who frankly don't like either party, are going to vote their anger by voting against incumbents. the real question, a lot of soul-searching on the democratic side but i think there also has to be on the republican side where there is st
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Jan 23, 2010 7:00am EST
"washington post"/kaiser harvard poll. good morning. good to see you, ed. >> good to see you. >> we have "the washington post" which notes in the '08 election, president obama won decisively among voters. what changed? >> he remains pretty popular with folks who showed up to vote. they have real issues with his health care plan. the meetings and negotiations that were held between the two houses of congress have been closed. there isn't bipartisanship and a lot of concern about cost. this in a state which has essentially a universal health care plan. they have big issues with how washington is handling the current health care debate. >> voters said their top issues were health care reform. the efforts in washington. the economy, the jobs, and the way washington is working. it was among the top things on the list they weren't happy with. washington workings, why don't they like it? >> i think for all of the reasons i've seen. they play out in the last few months. again, you can't get a deal done. it looks as if one party dominates, and a majority of people who show up to vote don't have allegi
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Jan 25, 2010 3:00pm EST
shuster live in washington. >> hey, david. good afternoon. i'm tamron hall live in new york. we begin with breaking news. less than an hour ago the brother of nancy kerrigan pleaded not guilty to assault charges. their father died over the weekend after what prosecutors describe as a struggle with his son. mark kerrigan did not speak during the hearing. as you can see there he put his head down and wept. whd reporter is in woburn, massachusetts, with more on this. what else do we know about the alleged argument. >> it's in these police reports we learned it was brenda kerrigan, mother of nancy who called police and let them know her husband and son were pushing and shoving, when he femme and later died. mark kerrigan, brother of nancy kerrigan is brought to district court. he's charged with assault and battery after allegedly fighting with his 70-year-old father daniel inside the family's home. police and paramedics arrived they found daniel kerrigan on his back unconscious. emts tried to revive him but he later died at the hospital. in the police report he said the fight began when his fa
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Jan 25, 2010 10:00am EST
. i'm david shuster live in washington, and we're going to begin this hour with some breaking news out of baghdad. iraq's capital city has been rocked today by three separate bomb blasts striking near three hotels. at least 31 people were killed and at least one of the hotels targeted was popular with western journalists. martin truval joins us on the phone. martin, what have you seen this morning? what was the scene? >> david, a series of defs taking attacks. hotels were blown up first. the second the babylon hotel just south of the u.s. embassy across the river and thirdly came the hotel home to us all for a long time. it started with gunmen shooting at the hotel and shooting at the guards. the guards have the hotel -- are fighting in retreat. they took up defensive positions. as they did that, the military just got out of the car, which was a white security van with a red flashing light on the roof, hoping to get to the hotel, drove inside and detonated. and the carnage is horrific. but all four hotels are destroyed. >> from my own experience, ma h martin, in baghdad, i know when yo
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Jan 21, 2010 2:00pm EST
. >>> another major headline we follow today, mr. brown heads to washington after his massachusetts upset. what some call the mass revolt. the nation's newest senator makes the rounds on capitol hill. >>> california dreamin. maybe not now. days of rain force cliff sides to give way. look at those shots. they are forcing hundreds of evacuations. is there any relief ahead? >>> ott also on the same day the president poses new restrictions on banks, billions in profits. those details are ahead. you're watching msnbc. anncr vo: with the new geico glovebox app... anncr vo: ...you can get help with a flat tire... anncr vo: ...find a nearby tow truck or gas station... anncr vo: ...call emergency services... anncr vo: ...collect accident information. anncr vo: or just watch some fun videos. anncr vo: it's so easy, a caveman can do it. caveman: unbelievable... caveman: where's my coat? it was suede with the fringe. vo: download the glovebox app free at geico.com. >>> downtown scotty brown. that's what they called him when he played college basketball. today he's heading from boston to the capital where h
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Jan 30, 2010 11:00am EST
inches of snow from washington, d.c. as we look at the white house where there is a steady snow falling. washington, d.c. was just upgraded to a winter storm warning. areas of virginia could see anywhere from eight to 12 inches of snow and of course snow, sleet and ice left two thirds of the country in a deep freeze. winter storm warnings from eastern tennessee to virginia. let's get the latest on the storm developments from nbc's meteorologist ginger zee who's taking the storm for us. it's been busy. good morning. >> it's been a busy three days with this storm. it started in texas. oklahoma felt it. they have power outages there. as you mentioned, winter storm warnings exist in virginia and north carolina. just slightly west from that region. so you can see the coral color. that's where the worst of the storm will be today. now, it is moving quickly. that's good news. you can see here the snowy end in virginia and north now. it's mostly got an eastern track. there is a high pressure system above it that's blocking it out from areas like boston and new york. now, it's going to l
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Jan 5, 2010 3:00pm EST
p the reins of power in 2010. >> one of washington's most influential columnists is demanding the white house social secretary, the obamas' close friend, be fired. >> google shags up the mobile phone market. a new smart phone that could pose a threat to the popular iphone. all that plus how to stay occupied during those really long delays caused by airport security. ♪ >>> t >>> "the big picture" starts right now. good afternoon. i'm david shuster live in washington. >> i'm tamron hall live in new york. we have breaking news this hour out of california. meadows field airport, bakersfield, california, it is about to reopen at this hour after being temporarily shut down when two tsa baggage screeners were overcome by fumes emitted from a checked bag. joining us on the phone is misty reid, a reporter. misty, what else can you tell bus this bag? as i said already, they are reopening the airport sit self. >> reporter: i can tell you that there were earlier media reports locally that the substance found may have been tnt. but we haven't confirmed that yet. i know that they are about to
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Jan 24, 2010 10:00am EST
feeling that the popular anger is sweeping and taking root of washington. many top democrats like jeff merckly in oregon and barbara boxer in california have tough re-election fights this year. they're saying they're going to vote no against ben bernanke, the president a's choice for a second term when he needs to be confirmed at the end of this month. the president was talking to key senators yesterday on the phone. they say they're confident ben bernanke will be confirmed. but this was this morning on "meet the press" -- >> will you vote for him as head of the fed? >> he's going to have bipartisan support in the senate. >> will you vote for him? >> he'll have bipartisan support. >> are you concerned? >> i think he is going to be confirmed. >> do you have concerns about his renomination? spl some might have members do but i think he is going to be confirmed. >> there you go. mish mcconnell not even committing to whether he himself will vote for him. but he's saying, don't worry, wall street and america, ben bernanke is going to be confirmed. it is going to be a tough year to try
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Jan 4, 2010 3:00pm EST
, everybody, happy new year, tamron. i'm live in washington. >> good to see you. i'm tamron hall live in new york. big picture at this hour, counter-terrorism officials have now added dozens of people onto that terror watch list and no-fly list after reviewing a massive government database of suspected terrorists. more than 500,000 names are currently in the database as nbc news first reported, the government checked thousands of names in the system after the christmas day bombing attempt aboard a detroit-bound northwest airlines jet. attempted bombing suspect umar abdulmutallab was in the data, but key point not on the no-fly list. >>> new rules went into effect for travelers flying to the united states from overseas. all passengers from or traveling through 14 countries considered high-risk are to receive full body patdowns and have their carry-on luggage opened and inspected. let's bring in tom costello. the new rules took into effect today. you were detailing how intense the security was, even yourself patted down head to toe. >> i was coming in from brussels, not on the list of countrie
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